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2011-04-27 05:17:00

LONDON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MINDS International, the global association of digital news agencies, has expanded its reach with the addition of four news agencies to its network. At a recent General Meeting in London, MINDS announced its newest members as Australian Associated Press (AAP), Danish Ritzaus Bureau, Swedish Tidningarnas Telegrambyra (TT) and the South Korean Yonhap News Agency. In addition, MINDS has also announced the appointment of Clive Marshall, CEO of the...

2010-08-09 09:46:00

LONDON, August 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrew Dowsett joins the Press Association today as Chief Technology Officer. Andrew takes responsibility for IT across PA Group, and will lead all activities from software development and internal IT to external service delivery. He is the first CTO to be appointed to the Press Association's senior executive team and will be based in the company's London office, reporting to Group Chief Executive, Clive Marshall. Andrew's remit will span the...

2010-03-18 06:43:00

LONDON, March 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- PA Group, owner of the Press Association, has announced that Murdoch MacLennan is to become Non-Executive Chairman of PA Group's board of directors. Murdoch will take up his new position on the board on 19 March 2010. He succeeds Tim Bowdler, who is stepping down, as planned, after overseeing the succession of Clive Marshall as PA Group's new Chief Executive Officer following the retirement of Paul Potts. The board thanks Tim for his...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.